Around the Canyon: Week of Dec. 5
Family movie night: “Prep & Landing” Dec. 5
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free family movie in the Multi-Purpose Room at 6 p.m. This week’s feature is “Prep & Landing” (Rated G). Wayne gets a new rookie partner, Lanny, after his previous partner got the promotion he wanted. Lanny has to remind Wayne of the Spirit of Christmas and the importance of being an elf in Santa’s Prep and Landing elite unit. Enjoy this recently released DVD movie on the Rec Center’s 14’ wide screen. Free lemonade and popcorn will be served to the audience.
Friday Night Flix: “Crazy Rich Asians” Dec. 7
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will show a free movie in the Multi-Purpose Room at 7 p.m. This week’s feature is “Crazy Rich Asians” (Rated PG-13) starring Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh. This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s family. Enjoy this recently released DVD movie on the Rec Center’s 14’ wide screen. Free lemonade and popcorn will be served to the audience.
Sedona Festival of Lights trip Dec. 8
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a trip to Sedona for the annual Festival of Lights Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. Cost is $23 per person. Sign-up is available in the Rec Center — those interested should give at least three days’ notice.
Grand Canyon School winter band concert Dec. 12
Grand Canyon School middle and high school bands will perform their annual winter concerts beginning at 7 p.m. Dec. 12 in the school’s multipurpose room. The concerts are free and open to the public — support your local band students!
Flagstaff shopping trip Dec. 13 & 28
The Grand Canyon Rec Center will sponsor a shopping trip to Flagstaff Dec. 13 and 28. Cost is $18 per person. Sign up is available in the Rec Center - those interested should give at least two days notice.
HeartSaver CPR class Dec. 15
The Tusayan Fire Department will offer a HeartSaver CPR class on site at 9 a.m. Dec. 15. Cost is $25 per person, payable in cash, which coveres class materials and certification document. Please RSVP to email@example.com at least three days prior ro the class.
Hermit Road open to vehicle traffic through Feb. 28
Hermit Road on the South Rim of Grand canyon National Park is now open to private vehicle traffic through Feb. 28. Parking is available at several overlooks and Hermits Rest at the end of the 12-mile route. The Red Route shuttle bus is not running and will resume operation March 1.
Tickets on sale for annual Rotary Holiday Dinner Dance
Tickets are now on sale for the annual Rotary Holiday Dinner Dance at the El Tovar Hotel Dec. 8. This year’s theme is “Community Quilt.” Tickets are $50 per person and proceeds from the event will benefit the Rotary Club’s scholarship program for Grnad Canyon School graduates. Tickets can be purchased from any Rotary member.
Play group meets Mondays
A play group for children and parents meets Mondays from 10 a.m. to noon at the Grand Canyon Rec Center. Everyone is welcome, no RSVP necessary.
BINGO offered on Mondays
The Rec center will host BINGO night every Monday at 7 p.m. in the multi-purpose room.
Grand Canyon community choir meets Tuesdays
Weekly rehearsal for the Grand Canyon community choir will begin at 7 p.m. Rec Center iano room. All skill levels are welcome to join.
The Grand Canyon Rotary meets Wednesdays
The Grand Canyon Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at from 12:10 to 1:10 p.m. at Big E’s Steakhouse in Tusayan. Anyone interested in joining can join the group or contact Laura Chastain at (928) 638-2901.
Computer lab available to Grand Canyon students Fridays at Tusayan Town Hall
Tusayan Town Hall will host a computer lab for Grand Canyon students every Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Computer usage will be supervised by a Grand Canyon instructor. Those who want to use the computers for school-related business must sign-up in the school office no later than the Thursday prior.
Grand Canyon AA
Grand Canyon chapter of Alcoholics Anonymous meet three times weekly at the South Rim on Mondays,Wednesdays and Fridays in the Kachina Room of Kachina Lodge. Meetings for the group begin at 7 p.m.
Tusayan Fire seeking volunteers
Tusayan Fire Department is looking for volunteers to join its department. More information is available from Tusayan Fire Department at (928) 638-3473 or by stopping by the department Tuesday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.